Microsoft Enables Remote Office Apps Control Through Windows Phone 8

Posted on December 2, 2013

Microsoft has announced the release of a new app that lets you control Word, Excel and PowerPoint from a Windows 8 phone. The company called this the beginning of a move to push the productivity space to a “diverse society of devices.” Office Remote The new release, which was announced on a blog post by […]

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Paperless Office?

stack of documents for converting Posted on April 9, 2013

The Paperless Office? It seems that according to new research published by AIIM during the week, the idea of a paperless office is further away than it ever was. This is not just hearsay, but one of the conclusions of the new report on records management in the Aimm State of the Industry series. It […]

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January is Records Statistics Month

documents in a trash bag for shredding Posted on March 22, 2013

Now that the holidays are over and the gifts budget is spent, does the world seem less burnished and a little darker? It shouldn’t, information professionals, because we know January is really the most wonderful time of the year. Why? Because it doesn’t matter the size or focus of your organization: January is for media-agnostic […]

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Records Management: Retention Schedules Take a Back Seat

stopwatch Posted on December 20, 2012

The records retention schedule’s daily use is in decline. I don’t mean to say that your organization shouldn’t have one — far from it. Every organization should have a records retention schedule safely tucked away in the arms (arsenal?) of the Records and Information Management, Legal and Technology departments. However, Typical End User (TEU) doesn’t […]

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NAID Offers Advice on Handling Wet, Moldy Records

document restoration and storage Posted on November 9, 2012

  The National Association for Information Destruction (NAID), Phoenix, has advised businesses in the path of Hurricane Sandy to consult with secure destruction companies about how to properly handle their wet or damaged documents. Every business has a legal responsibility to record and securely dispose of wet or partially destroyed paper records containing sensitive information, […]

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How to report a computer crime: Unauthorized email account access

thumbprint Posted on November 6, 2012

Do you know how to report a computer crime? Or even who you would report it to? Well, there is no one size fits all solution – it depends on the individual circumstances and where you are in the world – but we’ve drawn up some scenarios that are typical of some of the crimes […]

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Urgent Scam Alert: Beware of Fake Complaint E-mail Claiming to be from Better Business Bureau

no scams sign Posted on October 26, 2012

The Better Business Bureau serving Chicago and Northern Illinois (BBB) warns businesses to beware of a malicious e-mail claiming to be from the BBB about a complaint filed against a company. The BBB does not send complaints out as attachments. The phishing email is sent from multiple e-mail addresses and has in its subject line […]

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IT Security: The Rising Costs of Quick Response

file and document security diagram Posted on October 23, 2012

By Robert J. Rua A recent benchmark study reveals an alarming trend that shows no sign of slowing – the rising costs of data breaches. The study was released by Symantec Corp., one of the world’s leading information storage and security solutions providers, and the Ponemon Institute (PI), a leading researcher of privacy and data […]

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Dropbox Improves Mobile Photo Viewing Experience

dropbox logo Posted on October 19, 2012

Document sharing service Dropbox is improving the photo viewing experience for mobile phone browsers. Dropbox says users can now view photos via mobile phone “as easily and vividly as you would from your computer.” By visiting the Dropbox site from their mobile phone, users can then select the Dropbox icon, click the “Photos” button and […]

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How Safe Are Your Shredded Documents?

Pink shredded document Posted on January 18, 2012

What do the Watergate and Enron scandals have in common? There’s the criminal aspect of course, but in both cases the bad guys went straight for the shredders the moment they got caught, turning mountains of incriminating paperwork into hamster bedding. Shredders are a supposedly secure way of destroying evidence, not only in criminal endeavors […]

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